(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find θ and W in the figure below where w1 = 16.0 N, w2 = 25.0 N, and α = 66.5°, assuming that the arrangement is at rest.

2. Relevant equations

T_1=25/sin(alpha)

F_x=-T_1cos(alpha)+T_2cos(theta)

F_y=T_1sin(alpha)+T_2sin(theta)-2

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried to use the above equations to solve for the three unknowns. First I found the tension of the string on the left, then plugged that into the second two equations to find the remaining values and I could not get the correct answers.

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